Walk-in Clinic & Urgent Care Near Palo Alto, CA
When your family doctor or children’s clinic is not available, an urgent care and walk-in clinic for Palo Alto residents via CA-84 E or Via US-101 S, CA-237E and I-880 N is only about 15 miles and 20 minutes away at AFC/Doctors Express, 5763 Stevenson Boulevard Newark, CA 94560.
AFC/Doctors Express Urgent Care and walk in clinic near Palo Alto has extended hours and is open 7 days a week and no appointment is necessary for your convenience. Patients will see a doctor, as opposed to a nurse practitioner like when you go to a retail clinic outlet. We accept most major insurance plans and offer a discounted self-pay option for those with no insurance. Our cash pay option is much less for a visit than is charged for an Emergency Room visit. The wait time to see a provider is typically half an hour or less, compared to hours of wait time in many Emergency Rooms. Employees can get back to work sooner instead of spending half the day in the ER.
On the weekends and evenings or when your primary-care physician’s office is closed and you need immediate care, use AFC/Doctor Express Urgent Care near Palo Alto, to get treatment for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Our walk in clinic offers x-rays, laboratory and diagnostic tests such as TB Testing, STD Testing and rapid strep assay that aren’t found in retail clinic outlets. AFC/Doctors Express treats medical problems that are not emergencies but require care within 24 hours. The primary focus is on immediate, non-life-threatening healthcare needs. Our doctors have expertise evaluating and treating patients.
Some examples of conditions that can be treated at our nearby Palo Alto urgent care includes minor emergency, common illnesses and injuries such as:
- Ear infections
- Sinus infection
- Stomach flu
- Strep sore throat
- Sprains and broken bones
- Back problems
- Breathing difficulties
- Severe abdominal pain
- Bleeding/cuts not bleeding a lot but requiring stitches
- High fever
- Vomiting, diarrhea or dehydration
- Severe sore throat or cough
- Mild to moderate asthma
If you are concerned about minor health issues or pressing health matters, like laceration injuries or a persistent cough, you should visit our urgent care and walk in clinic near Palo Alto at AFC/Doctors Express. We can prevent further complications and put your mind at ease.
Palo Alto is served by two major freeways, Highway 101, and Interstate 280, and is traversed by the Peninsula’s main north-south boulevard, El Camino Real (SR 82). The city is also served indirectly by State Route 84 which traverses the Dumbarton Bridge to the north making it an easy and quick drive to AFC/Doctors Express, 5763 Stevenson Boulevard Newark, CA 94560.
Palo Alto is a great city that was established by Leland Stanford Sr. when he founded Stanford University. The city includes portions of Stanford and is headquarters to a number of high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard (HP), VMware, Tesla Motors, PARC, Ning, IDEO, Skype, and Palantir Technologies. It has also served as an incubator to several other high-technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Logitech, Intuit, Pinterest, and PayPal.